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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Fresh, sweet scallops; * see
  • -note
  • 1 c Fresh lime juice
  • 2 tb Cilantro; chopped
  • 1 ts Crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 ts Dried oregano
  • 1/2 ts Dried thyme
  • 2 tb Fresh basil (or 1 teaspoon
  • -dried basil)
  • 1/3 c Ketchup
  • 1 ts Sugar; or to taste
  • 1 md Onion; thinly sliced
  • 3 Jalapenos, seeded; finely
  • -chopped
  • 1 md Red bell pepper; thinly
  • -sliced
  • 1 md Tomato; chopped


Depending on size of scallops, cut into each into several pieces so they
will be small bite-sized. Place in bowl and cover with lime juice.
Marinate in refrigerator at least 4 hours, preferably overnight. Drain,
reserving the liquid. Place liquid in food processor, blender, or hand
blender carafe. Add cilantro, crushed red pepper, oregano, thyme, basil,
ketchup, and sugar. Process. Combine scallops, onion, jalapenos and red
bell pepper. Pour dressing mixture over and marinate again for several
hours, or overnight. Add tomatoes shortly before serving. (This dish is
served cold.)
days will kill the parasites.

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